In an address this morning, NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro announced two new positive COVID-19 cases in the Southern Highlands.
He said one case was located in Mittagong and one in Exeter.
The cases are still under investigation by the health district.
The deputy premier urged community members to get vaccinated.
This comes after NSW Health announced yesterday that a man who had COVID-19 died at home in the Southern Highlands.
On Thursday, September 2 the Wingecarribee Shire recorded five positive cases.
NSW recorded 1,220 new locally acquired cases of COVID-19 in the 24 hours to 8pm last night.
There were 100,745 COVID-19 tests reported, compared with the previous day's total of 136,455.
NSW Health administered 28,812 COVID-19 vaccines yesterday.
If you are directed to get tested for COVID 19 or self-isolate at any time, you must follow the rules whether or not the venue or exposure setting is listed on the NSW Health website.
It remains vital that anyone who has any symptoms or is a close or casual contact of a person with COVID-19, isolates and is tested immediately. When testing clinics are busy, please ensure you stay in line, identify yourself to staff and tell them that you have symptoms or are a contact of a case.
Find out where you can get tested here.
More to come.
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